Berks Business

Students participate in international negotiations

Penn State Berks students enrolled in the college’s Business Negotiations course had an opportunity to engage in a cross-cultural business negotiation exercise via videoconference with counterparts at the University of São Paulo earlier this month.

Penn State Berks student named 2020 Schwarzman Scholar

Ryan Morris, a first-generation college student who was a race car driver before attending Penn State Berks, has won a Schwarzman Scholarship, which will enable him to pursue a master’s degree in global affairs from the Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

Campus Cars: A dream realized for Berks student

Penn State Berks junior Jovan Tate has launched a pilot program for his fledgling company, Campus Cars Inc., created to bring car sharing to fellow students at Penn State Berks who do not have access to their own vehicles. He gained valuable assistance and advice through the Langan LaunchBox, an incubation hub funded by the Invent Penn State initiative.

Deeter honored with FFA American Degree

Ricki Kay Deeter enrolled in the Business degree at Penn State Berks because she wanted to help establish and grow her family’s farm in Pine Grove, PA. Her studies have paid off by enhancing her agricultural skills. As a result, she was recently honored with the National FFA (Future Farmers of America) American Degree.

Berks celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Penn State Berks will hold a variety of events during the week of Nov. 13–19. The college has several lectures planned for aspiring student entrepreneurs and one event is open to the public. The events are sponsored in part by the Flemming Creativity, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development Center.